Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Increase 1% Sequentially in September

Illinois adult-use cannabis sales of $130.7 million increased 1.0% sequentially in September despite one less day. Compared to a year ago, growth was a bit higher than the 6.2% rate in August, rising 7.4%:

2021 adult-use sales of $1.38 billion increased 106% over 2020 in Illinois, and year-to-date sales of $1.15 billion have increased 15.0% so far in 2022. During September, sales to non-residents decreased from 31.8% in August to 31.5% of total sales:

The state separately releases sales from its medical program, which showed that they were down 3.1% sequentially in September at $28.97 million. This was down 13.1% from a year ago:

Total sales were $158.7 million, which was up 0.2% sequentially and up 3.1% from a year ago.

For the first nine months of the year, total sales have been $1.41 billion. This is up 9% from the first nine months of 2021. In 2021, combined cannabis sales grew 72% for the full year.

Exclusive article by Alan Brochstein, CFA
Alan Brochstein, CFA
Based in Houston, Alan leverages his experience as founder of online community 420 Investor, the first and still largest due diligence platform focused on the publicly-traded stocks in the cannabis industry. With his extensive network in the cannabis community, Alan continues to find new ways to connect the industry and facilitate its sustainable growth. At New Cannabis Ventures, he is responsible for content development and strategic alliances. Before shifting his focus to the cannabis industry in early 2013, Alan, who began his career on Wall Street in 1986, worked as an independent research analyst following over two decades in research and portfolio management. A prolific writer, with over 650 articles published since 2007 at Seeking Alpha, where he has 70,000 followers, Alan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a frequent source to the media, including the NY Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, and Bloomberg TV. Contact Alan: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Email

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